"Bridge" Fewer Warfarin Patients With Enoxaparin

You'll see LESS use of "bridging" with low-molecular-weight heparin (enoxaparin, etc) in warfarin patients.

Up to 1 in 6 patients are bridged with an injectable anticoagulant when warfarin is temporarily stopped before surgery or a procedure...hoping to prevent thrombosis or stroke.

But evidence from the new BRIDGE trial will be a game changer. It suggests that bridging does more harm than good in many patients.

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